Judge/ DistrictCase Number & TitleType of CaseSettlement Demand & OfferVerdict /DateTrial/ Deliberation TimePlaintiff's AttorneyDefendant's Attorney

Jackson County, MO

Peggy Stevens McGraw (Div. 8) CV97-28835 Poorbaugh v Smith and Barton Assault - Plaintiff, telephone prayer room employee, alleged assault by defendants, who were her supervisors. Defendants denied any assault, and argued that plaintiff was removed because she became very emotional after being terminated for cause.   Defense Verdict on Apr. 9, 2001   Dana N. Church (Church, Dodig) and Mark J. Bredemeier Jeffrey S. Henry and Jill A. Kanatzar (Stigall, Humphrey)

U.S. District Court - Western District MO at Kansas City

Dean Whipple 98-1206 Frederick v K.C. Hospitality LP d/b/a Radisson Suites Hotel Civil Rights - Plaintiff alleged racial discrimination after the hotel canceled his reservation for the banquet room one day prior to a family reunion of over 200 people. Hotel manager argued that the group would not have been profitable and had returned plaintiff's $700 deposit. DEMAND: $395,000
OFFER: $30,000
Defense Verdict on Apr. 2, 2001   Brian J. Niceswanger (McDowell, Rice) Douglas R. Richmond and Michael L. Matula (Armstrong Teasdale)

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